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Review of Cruise Whitsundays

Cruise Whitsundays
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Whitehaven Beach Half-Day Cruises
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Whitehaven Beach and Hamilton Island Cruise
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Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise to Reefworld
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Award winning 'Cruise Whitsundays' is the Whitsundays largest and most experienced marine tourism operator offering a range of day cruises and Island Resort connections. Cruises visit the Great Barrier Reef (Reefworld and Knuckle Reef pontoons), Whitehaven Beach and island resorts on Hamilton Island and Daydream Island. The multi-award winning Great Barrier Reefsleep overnight experience is Australia's most unique accommodation. 'Resort Connections' provide services between island resorts and the Whitsunday Coast and connecting the region's airports arrivals and departures. There are also tailor-made activities for the conference, incentive and Weddings market.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator
Reviewed October 15, 2013

We booked the full-day cruise to Whithaven beach and had a fantastic day out. I would highly recommend the trip and this company. We had a superb guide, Craig, who was helpful, informative and knowledgeable. We snorkelling around the reef you could walk out too, which was good for our non-swimming party member. Had a delicious packed lunch, and enjoyed the guided walk to the viewpoint. We had plenty of time to relax on the beach too. Afternoon tea was a welcome treat on the way home. The staff were all friendly, helpful and we enjoyed hearing their stories. Thank you for a fabulous day and end to our holiday

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Reviewed October 15, 2013

We visited the Whitsundays by sailing with the Camera in September and had a great time. I was shocked to read some bad reviews about the Camera here afterwards, because I can't imagine anyone disliking the experience.
The boat was spacious and had lots of comfortable places to sit. The crew was friendly, the food and drinks were great. We also really liked the snorkelling spot and found we had just enough time to experience Whitehaven Beach as well.

We liked the friendly and relaxed atmosphere on the boat, and would advise the Camera to anyone who would like to see the Whitsundays!

Thank Jaan W
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Reviewed October 14, 2013

Our full day cruise out to Reefworld at Hardy Reef was magic! Stunning coral sea, reefs and fish. The helicopter flight over the area was breathtaking and heart island is so unique. Good value, lots to see and do. Our half day (pm) cruise to Whitehaven Beach was another winner. There are lovely bays, islands and points of interest along the way. Swimming at Whitehaven for 2 hours was relaxing, watched a seaplane land nearby. No stingers there to worry about.

Thank Anne S
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Reviewed October 13, 2013

We booked to go on the Whitehaven Beach cruise and I was excited to be going to 'one of the best beaches in the world'.
The cruise itself out there was well managed and the service provided was excellent however it was the biggest rip off ever. It was $99 for one adult to travel there which entailed approx 30-45 min ride on the ferry, they did provide an afternoon tea on the way back to Hamilton Island however it was so overpriced I felt highly disappointed overall.
The beach was beautiful but I found it overrated, I have been to better beaches in WA and would have rather spent my money elsewhere. It equated to an expensive day out once all of the adults on the party had paid $99.

Thank greenbag80
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Reviewed October 12, 2013

We went on the 3 island guided tour at a cost of $195 for the day. I was disappointed with the length of time to actually experience the islands that we visited. After a quick walking tour on Daydream Island, we had about 15 minutes to explore. On Hamilton we spent most of the time lining up to order our included lunch, waiting for it to be delivered, eating it then it was almost time to get back to the boat. All we really see of Hamilton was the wharf and the restaurant. No time to get over to the other side of the island to the beach there. A crowd en mass to dine takes time!
We had done this 3 island cruise about 6 years ago and we had lots of free time then without a guide and getting our own lunch. We had more time to explore on our own so as we were introducing this tour to friends , we were disappointed in what they saw and how time was spent. Our guide, Jason, was good but it was annoying to be on lots of different boats , 4 in all with heaps of other people all on different tours and drop offs. You have to wait while people are dropped off at Hamilton airport. Not a very personalized tour especially for the price paid.
Serving food as everyone body got back on the boat at Whitehaven beach caused long lineups to be able to get on board let alone get food.
Scenery was fantastic and we did have a long time at Whitehaven.

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